The company released a public preview of it Microsoft Defender ATP for Linux (RHEL 7+, CentOS Linux 7+, Ubuntu 16 LTS, or later LTS, SLES 12+, Debian 9+, and Oracle EL) explaining that this version came from requests from customers around the world.
The Microsoft Defender ATP is not just a virus protection mechanism Microsoft which protects Windows 10, but a complete platform, the purpose of which is to provide businesses with an advanced arsenal of security tools to prevent, detect and address the advanced threats that occur in their networks.
The Microsoft Defender ATP is already integrated into a range of its products Microsoft aimed at businesses such as Skype for Business, Azure Security Center, Office 365 ATP, Azure ATP and Microsoft Cloud App Security.
"Today, we are announcing another step to offer security with its public preview Microsoft Defender ATP for Linux (Microsoft Defender ATP for Linux). The extension of threat protection to Linux we have been asked by our customers and we are excited that we can make it available ", said today the Microsoft in one its announcement.
"We know that our clients' environments are complex and heterogeneous. So providing comprehensive protection across multiple platforms through a single solution is more important than ever. ”
In addition, the company states that it will also release the Microsoft Defender ATP for iOS and Android devices, and that will give us more details soon. We will take a closer look at the upcoming mobile security planned by the company at the upcoming RSA conference.
"Next week at the RSA conference we will present our mobile threat defense solutions on Android and iOS," said Moti Gindi, Vice President, Microsoft Threat Protection.